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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various post-war revises., Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/433A-C

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs (some described as "duplicate", first, second, penultimate, or last revise) and typed drafts for: provisional chapter lists; chapters entitled "(America) Between the Storms" or "The American Constitution", "The French Revolution", "The Corsican Ogre" or "Napoleon" or "The Emperor of the French", "The Peninsula and Waterloo", "The War of 1812", "The Younger Pitt", "France Confronted", "The Peninsula War (and the Fall of Napoleon)", "Washington, Adams, and Jefferson", "Elba and Waterloo", and "Trafalgar".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] including: "C C W" [Charles] Wood, WSC, "D K" [Denis] Kelly, "A H" [Alan Hodge], [Asa] Briggs, [1st Lord] Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann], "A M B" [Anthony Montague Browne], [Frank] Freidel [of Stanford University, California], [George] Gordon Allen, and [William] Deakin.


  • Creation: Nov 1954 - Jan 1957

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3 file(s) (3 files (456 loose folios))

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